in Province du Bam of Centre-Nord Region, Burkina Faso

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
13.326 and -1.535 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 13° 19' 32" and W -1° 32' 4"
Currency and Currency Code:
Franc - XOF
Spoken languages:
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 02:13 AM (Thursday)
Timezone: Africa/Ouagadougou
UTC/GMT offset: 0 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:38 am and 6:27 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-12.521 and 177.132 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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Current travel safety evaluation for Burkina Faso in Western Africa

Safety Score: 4,1 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to Burkina Faso.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Burkina Faso. Last Update: 2024-05-22 08:01:51

Discover Kongoussi

Kongoussi in Province du Bam (Centre-Nord Region) with it's 26,338 citizens is a city in Burkina Faso about 66 mi (or 107 km) north of Ouagadougou, the country's capital city.

Local time in Kongoussi is now 02:13 AM (Thursday). The local timezone is named Africa / Ouagadougou with an UTC offset of zero hours. We know of 8 airports in the vicinity of Kongoussi. The closest airport in Burkina Faso is Kaya Airport in a distance of 34 mi (or 55 km), South-East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There is one Unesco world heritage site nearby. The closest heritage site is Cliff of Bandiagara (Land of the Dogons) in Mali at a distance of 99 mi (or 159 km).

When in this area, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Kaya, Korsimoro, Titao, Bousse and Djibo. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 39°C / 102 °F

Morning Temperature 31°C / 89 °F
Evening Temperature 40°C / 103 °F
Night Temperature 35°C / 95 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 27%
Air Pressure 1008 hPa
Wind Speed Fresh Breeze with 13 km/h (8 mph) from North-East
Cloud Conditions Few clouds, covering 22% of sky
General Conditions Few clouds

Friday, 24th of May 2024

39°C (102 °F)
36°C (97 °F)
Sky is clear, moderate breeze, clear sky.

Saturday, 25th of May 2024

38°C (101 °F)
35°C (95 °F)
Light rain, moderate breeze, scattered clouds.

Sunday, 26th of May 2024

37°C (99 °F)
36°C (96 °F)
Light rain, moderate breeze, broken clouds.

Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

Bam Province

Bam is one of the 45 provinces of Burkina Faso. It is in Centre-Nord Region and the capital of Bam is Kongoussi. In 2006 it had a population of 277092. It is a rural province with 252,509 of its residents living in the countryside; only 24,583 live in urban areas. There are 132,086 men living in Bam Province and 145,006 women. Bam is divided into 9 departments:

Located at 13.3256, -1.52778 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Provinces of Burkina Faso, Bam Province


Kongoussi is a city located in Bam Province in central Burkina Faso, one of the world's poorest countries. It has a population of 18,400 and it is the Provincial capital. Mooré, the language of the Mossi people, is spoken along with French, common among those who have attended school or spent time further afield. Kongoussi has deep roots in Mossi history and social relations - certain small Mossi chiefdoms were located in this area (for example at Sabce), although not based in the town itself.

Located at 13.3333, -1.53333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in the Centre-Nord Region, Bam Province

Kongoussi Department

Kongoussi is a department or commune of Bam Province in north-western Burkina Faso. Its capital lies at the town of Kongoussi. According to the 1996 census the department has a total population of 61, 245.

Located at 13.3167, -1.53333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Departments of Burkina Faso, Bam Province

Popular in vicinity

These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Kongoussi.

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Kongoussi, کونگوسی, Конгуси